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Table of Contents

Dependable Technic

Basic Beethoven: Alexander Wheelock Thayer's Remarkable Biography Still the Most Consulted Book In Its Class

Philosophy of Musicianship (interview with Fritz Kreisler)

Music in War Torn Normandy

Selecting Music to Fit the Hall: Should Music Designed for a Small Room Be Played in a Great Auditorium?

Aloha Oe and Its Famous Composer: How Hawaii's Queen Wrote One of the Most Popular of All Songs

Musician's Bible: Bach's Well-tempered Clavichord and What It Has Meant to Musical Art

How Can I Raise My Income: A Nation-Wide Symposium with Contributions from Practical American Teachers

It Came in a Dream: Great Creators Find Inspiration in the Subconscious

Great Advantage of Music Study for Children

Technic of the Month—Prelude in B-flat Major, Op. 28, No. 21, by Frédéric Chopin

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Johann Sebastian Bach, clavichord


Composition | Music | Music Pedagogy | Music Performance


Monthly departmental articles (e.g. Violin Questions, Band and Orchestra Department, etc.) have been omitted from the Table of Contents as well as monthly miscellany (e.g. World of Music, New Records, etc.). For a detailed index of articles, see Dr. Pam Dennis’s An Index to Articles Published in The Etude Magazine, 1883-1957 Part 1 and Part 2 (published by A-R Editions and the Music Library Association). An index to the musical scores included in each issue may be found in Dr. Douglas Bomberger’s An Index to Music Published in The Etude Magazine, 1883–1957 (also published by the Music Library Association).

Volume 62, Number 09 (September 1944)
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